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Parent Support Group

Amity High School, Woodbridge Youth Services, and the Orange Drug and Alcohol Action Committee have teamed up to invite local parents who struggle with children who are, or may be involved with substance abuse to share experiences and concerns in a confidential setting.

Interested parents may join the Amity Parent Support Group which meets every other Friday morning at 9 a.m. in the Woodbridge Senior Center Lounge on the lower level at 4 Meetinghouse Lane in Woodbridge.

The next meeting will be Friday, June 6, from 9 to 10 a.m.

For more information, contact Nancy Pfund at 203-389-3429, or e-mail npfund@wridgect.org.


Law Enforcement Torch Run

The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Connecticut will take place on June 4, 5 and 6. Officers will carry the “Flame of Hope” through the towns and cities they serve to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics.

The Milford Police hand off the torch to Orange officers on June 6 around 3:30 p.m.

Residents, shopkeepers and motorists traditionally stop and cheer the officers on as they pass by with the torch.

Amity Softball State Tourney Game

The Amity Softball team moves on to the next round of state tournament play June 6 at 4 p.m. in Darien at the Darien High School Softball Varsity Field.

Amity Boys Lacrosse State Tourney Game

The Amity Boys Lacrosse Team will play the second round of the state tournament on Saturday, June 7 at 4 p.m. in New Milford


Amity Pops Concert

Come and see the talented students at Amity High School perform in the 45th annual Pops Concert.

The theme this year is Viral Pops.

The show takes place at Amity High School in the Brady Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7.

Tickets are only $10. Click HERE to order your tickets.


Lions Glowball Tournament

The Orange Lions Club is looking forward to warmer weather and their annual Glow Ball Golf Tournament.

The fundraiser is planned for Friday, June 6 (rain date, Saturday, June 7) at the Orchards Golf Course in Milford where nighttime golf with glow-in-the-dark golf balls have become a favorite among locals.


Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

The Orange Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host its 10th annual Pancake Breakfast, at Fire Station #2, 355 Boston Post Road, Saturday, June 7 from 8 to 11 a.m.

Menu includes scrambled eggs, choice of bacon or sausage, potato patties and all you can eat Chip’s Pancakes prepared by the Orange Volunteer Firefighters. Orange Juice, milk, coffee and tea also will be served.

Cost is $8 for Adults; $6 for children ages 6-12; age 5 and under eat free with a paying adult.

Save $1 per person by purchasing advanced tickets from any Auxiliary member or at Knight’s Inc., 286 Boston Post Road.

All proceeds benefit the Orange Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, call Lynn Knight at 203-795-5882 or by e-mail at lmk415@yahoo.com or visit www.orangefd.com


Historical Society Antique Shop Offerings

The Orange Historical Society Antique shop has received a selection of antiques and collectibles ideal for the gift giving season. 

Brides and Dads are being celebrated in June and the shop has just that unusual gift for them both. 

Stop by the Academy at 605 Orange Center Road and check out the collectibles and antiques for any occasion. 

Open Saturday, June 7, from 10-3.

For information call 203 795-3106.


American Legion Tag Sale

The American Legion Post 127 at 630 Grassy Hill Road in Orange is having a Community Tag Sale on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m..

The Women’s Auxiliary will also be having a Bake Sale at that time.

You may still drop off donations behind the Legion Hall prior to the sale.

Race Brook School Rockin’ Road Race

The annual Race Brook School Rockin’ Road Race will take place Saturday, June 7.

The Kid’s Fun Run steps off at 9 a.m.

5k Race and 2 Mile Fitness Walk step off at 10 a.m.

The event begins and ends at Race Brook School, 107 Grannis Road, Orange CT

Features live music along the race course, awards/trophies, goodie bags and post-race snacks.

2014 Registration Form (PDF) 


Trail Day at Tucker’s Ridge

As part of the CT Trail Days weekend, the Orange Conservation Commission will host a hike on the beautiful Housatonic Overlook and Tucker’s Ridge, Saturday, June 7. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Be prepared to encounter a steep bedrock descent and stream crossing before climbing up to a level inland trail; possible muddy areas in the northern wetland during wet periods.

The total distance is 0.75 miles.

Park and meet leader Sharon Ewen at the north entrance parking area, 672 High Ridge Road.

This trail day event will take place rain or shine. Dress appropriately and don’t forget to apply the tick spray.

Pre-registration is not necessary.

For information, contact 203-891-4790.

AARF Spring Rabies Clinic

The Amity Animal Rescue Fund Inc. (AARF) will host a Spring Rabies Clinic at the Orange Pavilion at the Orange Fairgrounds on Orange Center Road, Sunday, June 8, 12-2 p.m.

Dr. Tara Nanavati, a veterinarian and Orange resident is volunteering his services for this event.

Cost for a rabies shot is $15. Bring proof of current shot to receive a 3-year rabies vaccine. Dugs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.


Block A Dinner

On Sunday, June 8, the Amity Athletic Department will host the annual Block A Dinner at Grassy Hills Country Club at 5:00 pm.


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